RULES AND JUDICIARY

Committee on Rules & Judiciary

 

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Chair: Senator Novelle E. Francis, Jr.    

Vice-Chair: Senator Jean Forde

Members:

Senator Myron Jackson

Senator Sammuel Sanes

Senator Janette Millin Young

Senator Positive T. Nelson

The jurisdiction of the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary
encompasses and the Committee shall:   

(1) have jurisdiction over all boards and commissions not specifically provided
by these Rules to be delegated to another committee and make specific findings and
recommendations to the appropriate authority for final action;

(2) receive, consider and make recommendations on all appropriation bills for
the expenses of the Legislature;

(3) receive, consider, and make recommendations before reporting out for
placement on the Floor agenda all bills favorably considered and reported out by other
committees, including those bills reported to the Floor agenda under closed rule;

(4) receive, consider, and make recommendations on nominations for offices
that are made by the Governor and require confirmation by the Legislature;

(5) receive and consider bills related to family law, estate law, probate business
and corporation law, administration of the territorial court system and administration of the
election system; and

(6) receive, consider and make recommendations on bills relating to any other
board, commission or agency whose operation or nature of business is relevant to the
operation of the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary.
(b) The Committee on Rules and the Judiciary is entitled to meet on every 2nd and 4th
Thursday of each month or at the discretion of the Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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